Boardman MTR 8.6 Mountain Bike 2022 - Trail Full Suspension MTB

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The  Boardman MTR 8.6 full suspension mountain bike is designed to be the perfect machine for all-round UK trail riding. Boardman's brand new 29er platform with 145mm travel and trail-ready geometry is paired with a 140 fork can take on rough and technical trails without being a burden on flatter, flowy sections. Longer reach figures, a slackened 66 degree head angle and custom-tuned, long-stroke RockShox shocks deliver composed handling and supple yet supportive suspension action whilst maintaining agility and pedalling efficiency.

Key features:

  • Lightweight alloy frame with trail geometry for a confident ride
  • 145mm of active 4-bar rear suspension offers traction on rough trails
  • SR Suntour fork offers 140mm of capable bump soaking suspension travel
  • Offering confident grip Maxxis Minion tyres are ideal for UK MTB trails
  • Colours: Silver
  • Sizes: S, M, L, XL
  • The Boardman MTR 8.6 is available with 0% APR finance

The MTR 8.6 uses the same trail ready geometry as the rest of the range but brings this confidence inspiring platform down to an affordable price for a quality full-suspension bike.

The SR Suntour XCR34 fork gives 140mm of travel via an adjustable air spring with stiff 34mm stanchions and a 110mm boost spaced thru axle ensuring the front wheel stays pointing where you need it to. The rear shock is a RockShox Deluxe Select with our custom-tuned set up controlling 145mm of supple yet supportive travel.

Shimano’s Deore M4100 groupset takes all the technology of its 11 and 12 speed cousins and packages it in a durable 10 speed set of gears with a wide range 11-46t cassette. This gives an easy low gear for long or steep climbs, while allowing good top end speed too. Tektro HD-M285 hydraulic disc brakes with 180mm rotors are powerful stoppers with good modulation.

Even at the entry point in our range, we don’t cut corners on components and the high-quality Maxxis Minion DHF and DHRII tubeless ready tyres fitted deliver outstanding grip in loose and steep conditions. With a conversion kit, you can enjoy the increased grip and reduced puncture risk that tubeless offers.

Highlights:

  • New 29er platform with 145/140mm travel and UK trail focussed geometry
  • SR Suntour XCR34 AIR Boost fork and Deluxe Select shock deliver controlled and tuneable suspension performance
  • Tektro HD-M285 brakes and Deore 1x10 drivetrain are simple and effective
  • Maxxis Minion DHF & DHRII tyres on wide Boardman rims grip without folding in the corners

Occasionally, without notice, manufacturers change product design and/or specifications.

Specification

Frame:6061 Alloy with Rockshox Deluxe Select, 230mm x 60mm
Fork:Suntour XCR34 LO-R DS Air fork - 140mm
Rear Shock:Deluxe Select custom tune shock
Headset:FSA No.42,Tapered
Stem:Boardman Alloy, Zero rise - 31.8mm clamp
Bars:Boardman Alloy, 0.5mm Rise 780mm
Front Brake:Tektro HD-M285 Hydraulic - 180mm rotor
Rear Brake:Tektro HD-M285 Hydraulic - 160mm rotor
Rear Mech:Shimano Deore RD-M5120 - 10 speed
Shifters:Shimano, SL-M4100-R - 10 speed
Speed:10
Rims:Boardman 30mm Internal & Tubeless Ready
Front Hub:Alloy 32H - 15mm x 110 mm
Rear Hub:QR 148mm Boost
Front Tyre:Maxxis Minion, Front - DHF Exo TR, Rear - DHRII Exo TR - Tubeless Ready
Rear Tyre:Maxxis Minion, Front - DHF Exo TR, Rear - DHRII Exo TR - Tubeless Ready
Seat Post:Boardman Alloy 31.6mm
Saddle:Boardman MTR
Chainset:Shimano M5100 - 170mm, 32T
Bottom Bracket:Shimano HollowTech
Chain:KMC - 10-speed
Cassette:Shimano M4100, 10-speed - 11-46T
Pedals:Wellgo flats, 9/16”
Weight:Approx. 14kg

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MTR Sizing & Geometry

Boardman MTR 2022 Sizing

Size

Height (cm)

Height (inches)

Inside Leg (cm)

S

162 – 170

5’4” – 5’7”

72 – 82

M

168 - 177

5’6” – 5'10”

74 - 85

L

175 - 185

5’9” – 6’1”

78 - 89

XL

183 - 195

6’0” – 6’5”

82 - 94


Boardman MTR 2022 Geometry 

 

Size M L XL
Seat tube 430 475 480
Top tube 615 638 655
Head tube 100 110 120
Head angle 66° 66° 66°
Seat angle 75.5° 75.5° 75.5°
Chainstay 440 440 440
Fork offset 42 42 42
BB drop 33 33 33
Stack 620 629 638
Reach 455  475  490 
Crank length 170  170  170 
Stem length 45  45  45 
Handlebar width 780  780  780 

 


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Please note, all size information is provided as a guide - if you're unsure or need any further assistance you can call us on 01792 799508 ... we're happy to help!

Full Sus MTB Guide

 

Is a full-suspension mountain bike right for me?

If you’re new to the world of cycling, we highly recommend taking a look at our bike buying guide overview or our mountain bike buying guide to help you decide what type of bike is right for your needs.

When you’re choosing a full suspension mountain bike, there are a few things to look out for which can help you to work out the quality and performance you can expect from a particular model.


Suspension travel & usage

Depending on the type of mountain bike riding you’ll be doing, you may want to have longer or shorter suspension travel on your bike:

Travel

Usage

Pros

Cons

Up to 120mm

XC

Lightweight & efficient pedalling for long-distance rides

Short travel is less capable on rough & demanding trails with large jumps & drops

120 – 150mm

Trail

Lightweight, balance of climb-friendly efficiency & rough-descent capability

More weight than a shorter travel bike & less efficient climbing. Less capable on descents than a longer travel bike

150-180mm

Enduro

Capable of covering difficult & technical downhill sections. Wide enough gear range for climbing

Heavier & significantly less efficient at climbing compared to shorter travel bikes

180mm +

Downhill

Designed for highly technical & high-speed descents, with big drops and large jumps

Heavy, and inefficient at climbing. Limited gear range means most climbs will require pushing the bike

 

 


Frame material

Full-suspension MTB frames are mostly made from either aluminium or carbon fibre, with each material having its own benefits & drawbacks.

Aluminium

Aluminium is lightweight, stiff, strong, and easy to manufacture. Manufacturers often develop their own aluminium alloys, such as ALUXX by Giant. Aluminium is found on a wide range of bikes, from entry-level & enthusiast bikes, right the way up to top-spec racing bikes.

Carbon

Carbon fibre is lighter, stiffer, stronger, and more expensive than aluminium. The most affordable carbon bikes typically use medium strength carbon fibres, while the most expensive bikes use stronger ‘high modulus’ carbon. Carbon fibre frames are found on enthusiast-level bikes, right up to high-performance bikes designed for racing.


Groupset & drivetrain

Mountain bike groupset components are typically supplied by either Shimano or SRAM, with additional manufacturers like Formula, Hope, Magura, Tektro and TRP supplying brake systems. Shimano & SRAM both produce a range of groupsets to suit different budgets. The hierarchy table here compares the different Shimano & SRAM groupsets to determine which bikes offer the best performance.

A bike’s groupset, or drivetrain, is where the biggest difference in component quality is seen. A complete groupset comprises of the following parts:

  • Chainset (aka Crankset)
  • Bottom bracket
  • Brakes
  • Brake levers
  • Shifters
  • Front & rear derailleur
  • Chain
  • Cassette
 Shimano LogoSRAM Logo
Professional
11
XTR Di2
12
XX1 AXS Eagle
AXS Eagle

12
X01 AXS Eagle
AXS Eagle
 
12
XTR
11
XX1

11
X01
 
11
XT Di2
 
Enthusiast
12
XT
 
11
SLX
10
GX
 
10
Deore
11
NX
Entry
9
Alivio
12
SX Eagle
Eagle
 
9
Acera
9-10
X9
 
9
Altus
9-10
X7
 
7
Tourney
7-10
X5

 

 


Wheel size

You’ve probably noticed that a lot of mountain bikes come in a choice of wheel size, mainly a 27.5 inch wheel (also known as a 650B wheel) or a 29inch wheel (known as a 29er). Although there are still bikes which use 26 inch wheels, these are gradually being phased out on all but the smallest bikes. The difference between these wheel sizes can have a dramatic effect on the way a bike feels and handles out on the trail.

27.5in/650b Wheels

27.5inch wheels are smaller and lighter than 29er wheels, which makes them more agile and gives the bike a more responsive & playful nature. On the other hand, the smaller wheel size rolls less efficiently than the larger size, making the bike more prone to losing speed over rough ground and making it a little slower when climbing.

29er Wheels

29er wheels have a bigger rolling radius which makes them naturally smoother over rough ground. For this reason, a 29er mountain bike often requires less suspension travel than smaller wheeled alternatives. The downsides are an increase in weight, and the larger diameter wheels generate stronger gyroscopic forces, making the bike more stable, but less agile and responsive whilst manoeuvring.

26in Wheels

26 inch wheels were once the go-to wheel size on adult mountain bikes. However, they are now typically only found on the smallest frame sizes, and on junior bikes. 26 inch wheels are lightweight and give the bike very agile handling. The downsides to 26 inch wheels are their poor rolling resistance on rough ground, and the reduced contact patch due to the smaller wheel circumference.


Suspension components

Mountain bike suspension components (i.e. the fork or rear shock absorber) are also a way to identify the quality of a bike. While Fox and RockShox are the most common manufacturers, there are a number of brands producing suspension components for mountain bikes.

Entry level full suspension mountain bikes (up to approximately £1300) may come supplied with a fork & rear shock supplied by SR Suntour, X-Fusion or RockShox. These components will allow a limited amount of adjustment, including:

  • Coil spring preload / air spring pressure adjustment
  • Lockout switch
  • Rebound damping adjustment on models towards the top of the price range.

Mid-range & enthusiast bikes (up to approximately £3500) use components from brands including Fox, RockShox and Manitou. At this level, suspension components have features like:

  • Preload adjustment / air spring pressure adjustment
  • Rebound damping adjustment
  • Lockout switch
  • Multi-position ‘mode’ switch
  • Components towards the top end of the enthusiast price range may also feature compression damping adjustment as well.

Top of the range & competition spec bikes (over £3500) also use components from Fox, RockShox & Manitou, with a few select models using parts from Ohlins. At this price, suspension components have features including:

  • Coil spring preload adjustment / air spring pressure adjustment
  • High & low speed rebound damping adjustment
  • High & low speed compression damping adjustment
  • Lockout switch
  • Multi-position 'mode' switch
  • Advanced low-friction coatings (e.g. Fox’s golden-coloured Kashima coating)

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  • Free ‘basic’ pedals
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  • Free Tredz 9-key trail tool
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Please note there are some minimum criteria if you later decide to apply for finance, to view please click here

Barclays Partner Finance Eligibility Criteria, on the date of the application, you must;

  • Be aged 18 or over
  • Have lived permanently in the UK for the last three years (i.e. provide 3 years of UK address history or up to the last 3 UK addresses)
  • Not be subject to Bankruptcy or a Debt Relief Order (or Scottish equivalent)

For information - The credit check carried out will consider additional information relating to the performance of previous or existing commitments and any county court judgements.

You must also be one of the following:

  • In Permanent Employment which provides regular sustainable income of at least £6000 per year
  • Self-employed (upon request you may need to provide proof of income, for example a recent bank statement and/or their SA302)
  • Retired from regular employment (they may need to see proof of your pension or income)
  • Receiving certain DWP (Department for Work and Pensions) benefits that provide regular sustainable income.

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